Pro/rNGINEER Wildfire Tips & Tutorial (Pro/E Wildfire 4.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 2.0 and 2001)

ProE Wildfire Tips & Tutorials

ProE Wildfire Part Design Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: (New Feature) Auto Round in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0

TIPS: (New Feature) Auto Round in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0

TIPS: (New Feature) Auto Round in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Version: ProE Wildfire4.0 The approach of this new feature is similar to the “allow_round_all” hidden config.pro for ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0 and Wildfire3.0   If you are using ProE pre-Wildfire 4.0 versions, you can refer the tips below: TIPS: How to add rounds to all the sharp edges in Pro/ENGINEER  

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TUTORIAL: Partial shell in Pro/E Wildfire3.0

TUTORIAL: Create partial shell feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0Version: Wildfire 3.0 Only Most of the time, we may need to reorder feature when we want to create a shell feature at the final stage of design. Feature reorder is necessary when some of the surfaces need to be excluded from the shell. This is normally due to the design intent or the shell could not been created...

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TUTORIAL: Create CAM profile with Datum Graph in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create CAM profile with Datum Graph in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create CAM profile using Graph feature in Pro/E Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Is there any tool in Pro/E that can do CAM profile design? Automation equipment designers always face difficulty to model, to simulate and to control CAM profile which it normally consume a lot of time thru the ‘try and error’ methodology.Pro/ENGINEER comes with tools to design as well as tools to simulate the CAM profile....

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 After performing merge process, we are going to create some rounds to smoothen up the sharp edges. Rounds tool for solid modeling and surface modeling are the generally the same. In surface modeling, you will not...

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Merge Surface (Bottle Tutorial 6)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Merge Surface (Bottle Tutorial 6)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Merge Surface (Bottle Tutorial 6) Versions: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 The bottle’s surface model is now containing of 4 pieces of quilts which is not stitched together. In this tutorial, we will be using the merge surface tool to join all the quilts into...

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TUTORIAL: Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep – Multiple Trajectory

TUTORIAL: Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep – Multiple Trajectory Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 and Wildfire 3.0 Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep feature can be created thru a few trajectories. Sketch by reference to the points on the trajectory will updates its shape thru sweep accordingly. This tool is very useful...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Plotting - line weight in Pro/E

TIPS: How can I control the printing line thickness in Pro/E? Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0 Pro/ENGINEER detailing uses colors to differentiate types of entity on your display. For example, white color for geometry, grey for hidden, yellow for dimension and notes, and so on.

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TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Changing the dimension display from dimension’s value to text or symbol in Pro/ENGINEER involves of some simple syntax.  

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TUTORIAL: Create BOM Table in Pro/E Detailing

TUTORIAL: Create BOM Table in Pro/E Detailing Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Pro/ENGINEER doesn’t provide any BOM table by default. Users may create your own BOM table or download from internet. This has caused inconvenient especially to the new Pro/E users. BOM table / parts list should be a standard item in MCAD 3D modeling software now days. Proengineertips.com provides you with both of the options. You can learn...

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ProE Wildfire Assembly Modeling Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/E Assembly

TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/ENGINEER Assembly Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0 and Wildfire3.0 Elastic items always fit into the assigned space in an assembly. It may change its length, width, major & minor diameter or/and so on. Common elastic items in engineering are spring (compression, tension, torsion), rubber and foam.In any MCAD, we used to draw a few of the elastic model with different dimensions. For example, spring can...

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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 The assembly restructure tool allows you to reorder your assembly structure between main assembly and sub assemblies in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Below are the operations than you can perform using the assembly restructuring tool.1. Move a component from main assembly to sub-assembly.2. Move a component from sub-assembly to main...

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ProE Wildfire Sheet Metal Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during SM conversion

TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during Sheetmetal conversionVersion: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0Pro/ENGINEER takes the default bend radius side and bend radius dimension from Sheetmetal parameters when a conversion is created. The default bend is always an inside radius type with the radius dimension of thickness value. After the rips are created, you can still able to modify the bend radius dimension at specific bend.

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TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Punch

TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Punch

TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Punch Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Punch uses its entire geometry to create the form feature. Form feature is created by merging the interfaced punch geometry to the Sheetmetal part. Below is an example of how the punch form feature is created in Pro/ENGINEER.

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TUTORIAL: Pro/E Sheetmetal – Unattached Flat Wall

TUTORIAL: Pro/E Basic Sheetmetal Design (Part 1) – Unattached Flat WallVersion: Pro/E Wildfire 2.0Sheetmetal modeling in Pro/E consists of a different set of features that help us to create Sheetmetal model faster and more accurate. Features like bend, unbend, punch, Sheetmetal cut, corner relief, form, extended wall, flat pattern etc are created for Sheetmetal part modeling.Most of the Pro/E Sheetmetal features are still using the menu manager (pre-Wildfire)...

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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 There are many options available in the Shrinkage by Scale dialog box. Among them, the most commonly used is the formula 1+S with Isotropic options. This article basically explains all the options in detail so that you are able to apply shrinkage in different conditions.

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TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 2)

TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 2) Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1) Click here to download the sample part file before begin the tutorial. Continue from (Part 1)..

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TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEERVersion: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Besides Shrinkage by Scale, You can apply a shrinkage using Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/ENGINEER. To activate the Shrinkage by Dimension command, you can click Shrinkage > By Dimension in the Pro/MOLD menu manager or simply click the Shrinkage by Dimension icon (hide behind the Shrinkage by Scale icon by default). This article basically explains the...

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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: How to apply all rounds in Pro/E

TIPS: How to add rounds to all the sharp edges in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Most of the time, product designer will need to apply rounds to all the edges using a single radius value. This is normally because of the design intent. Below are some brief examples when rounds need to be added to all edges. Example1: Designer is modeling a toy for...

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TIPS: How to set the Dates Format in Pro/E Drawing?

TIPS: How to set the Dates Format in Pro/E Drawing?

TIPS: How to set the Date’s Format in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing? Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0How can I set the date’s format in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing when I’m using the ‘&todays_date’ system parameter in my drawing template?

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TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Sheetmetal part and drawing always displayed in 2 colors in Pro/ENGINEER. Green side - the driving sideWhite side - the offset side (thickness) How can I change the green color to white color?  

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